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The longest journey on earth

by Steve Brock December 21, 2010

The longest journey on earth is often the twelve inches from our heads to our hearts, particularly with overly familiar subjects like Christmas. To find the real meaning of Christmas thus requires a journey of a different kind…

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When our categories fail us

by Steve Brock December 14, 2010

We often form categories for what is meaningful travel and what isn’t. However, sometimes those categories don’t work because some of the most meaningful travel experiences on our trips don’t necessarily occur on the trips themselves.

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Travel and identity

by Steve Brock December 9, 2010

A brief Guys Day trip to an old train museum reveals that the wonder of intergenerational travel may be as much about the questions it raises – such as that of identity – as it is about finding answers.

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A lousy travel story

by Steve Brock December 6, 2010

Guys Days are short intergenerational day trips I do with my dad and my kids. They reveal that some of the most meaningful trips actually make for pretty boring travel stories. And that’s OK…

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Intergenerational travel: a tale of two trips – Part 2

by Steve Brock December 3, 2010

Another intergenerational trip, this time to Scotland, reveals that when you do it right, traveling with both children and grandparents can be some of the most meaningful travel possible.

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Intergenerational travel: a tale of two trips – Part 1

by Steve Brock November 30, 2010

An intergenerational trip to Hawaii illustrates the downside of traveling with grandparents and grandchildren if you don’t address expectations – and certain dislikes – ahead of time.

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Tips for meaningful intergenerational travel

by Steve Brock November 25, 2010

Check out today’s new downloadable tip sheet, Tips for Meaningful Intergenerational Travel. If you’ve ever traveled with kids, parents and grandparents or you’re planning to, you’ll want to check out these tips to make your intergenerational trip as meaningful – and as enjoyable – as possible.

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